HOW TO CHARGE FREON GAS FROM LIQUID SIDE. Tools: Refrigeration gas manifold with colored hoses; Scales; General mechanic tools with ratchet spanners; Freon gas cylinder with correct gas as per specification. Prerequisites: A/C cooling system strainers and condensers were properly cleaned. No apparent leaks in the gas system [...]

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KOHLER Generator Locked Rotor Shutdown

Locked Rotor shutdown happened on one of our KOHLER generators Model 9EKOZD. According to troubleshooting this alarm message means that engine failed to crack. Nevertheless [...]

PTO-PTI Concepts

A definition of PTO is a power take-off from propulsion system to power pumps, compressors, generators, propellers in case of direct acting propulsion system and other [...]

Piston jammed

Engine personnel witnessed not the most common breakdown in the fleet. The piston jammed in their engine four-stroke engine, manufactured by MAK. From the field report - after [...]

How to stop your cold room icing up

One of the most frequent and undesirable events in the ship cold room is ice buildup on ones walls and evaporator. In many cases the problem is hiding behind the unit [...]

Heat exchangers

Heat transfer occurs through radiation, conduction and convention. Conduction and convention occurs in the area of materials contact. Flow – parallel, counter [...]

Speed Droop

Definition of droop is a decrease in speed setting at the load increases. It is a percentage of the original speed setting from no load to full load. The normal recommended [...]

Paint preparation and painting. Cadet guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide easy and practical support of efficient process of paint application.   Evaluate the condition of the area designated [...]

Aluminium corrosion

Pure aluminium (Al) is a soft, easily shaped metal with low strength. It is characterized by low weight, excellent corrosion resistance and good electrical conductivity. AIMg [...]
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